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10 Mar 2004

irregular cycle
I was wondering... My gf is irregular when it comes to her cycle. Sometimes its shorter, and then sometimes its longer. She never knows when its gonna happen! I say to her that she must go on the pill, but she says to me that the pill forces it! What can I say to her?
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

She should keep a record of her cycle and work out exactly how irregular it is. A few days either way is normal. If there is really a problem, she should first see a doctor before starting the Pill herself. It would be important to find out the cause of the irregularity. As you say, it could cause problems with fertility later if she is not ovulating.

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